Can't login to my router

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Can't login to my router

Unread postby arky217 » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 01:28

Running Palemoon 28.1 on MX Linux 17.1.
My computer specs are:

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System:    Host: mxonhp Kernel: 4.15.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3
           Distro: MX-17.1_x64 Horizon March 14  2018
Machine:   Type: Desktop System: HP product: 550-110 v: 1.00 serial: <root required>
           Mobo: HP model: 2B2C v: 1.01 serial: <root required> BIOS: AMI v: A0.02
           date: 07/03/2015
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i3-4170 bits: 64 type: MT MCP
           L2 cache: 3072 KiB
           Speed: 2105 MHz min/max: 800/3700 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 998 2: 1000 3: 998 4: 998
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel 4th Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics driver: i915
           v: kernel
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa
           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell v: 3.3 Mesa 13.0.6
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Device-2: Intel 8 Series/C220 Series High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-1-amd64
Network:   Device-1: Broadcom Limited BCM43142 802.11b/g/n driver: wl
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: d8:5d:e2:ad:4e:c5
           Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet driver: r8169
           IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 74:85:2a:1a:16:5d
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 1.02 TiB used: 12.89 GiB (1.2%)
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: SanDisk model: SDSSDA120G size: 111.79 GiB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Seagate model: ST1000DM003-1ER162 size: 931.51 GiB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 47.81 GiB used: 12.89 GiB (27.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 11.93 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8 C mobo: 27.8 C
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Repos:     Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/antix.list
           1: deb http://iso.mxrepo.com/antix/stretch stretch main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-stable-updates.list
           1: deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ stretch-updates main contrib non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list
           1: deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ stretch main contrib non-free
           2: deb http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mx.list
           1: deb http://mxrepo.com/mx/repo/ stretch main non-free
           No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/various.list
Info:      Processes: 221 Uptime: 37m Memory: 11.66 GiB used: 808.5 MiB (6.8%) Shell: init
           inxi: 3.0.25


I don't have a problem logging in to any site except my own router.
It always says wrong password when using Palemoon.
I have to start Chromium to login to the router.
(The password is not saved on either browser)
Any idea why this could be ?

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby peiner » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 05:36

Same problem here with PM 28. When try to login to my router I get "wrong password".
PM 27 (and below) works. My solution is to provide "PM 27 portable" solely for login on my router.

PM 28 has some more issues with sync and password handling. This version isn't the big one.

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby Giraffe » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 07:29

I had this with PM 27 and 28. Found out, just by chance, that it needs a referrer (I installed Change Referer Button (sic) from
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... er-button/ or
caa:addon/change-referer-button). When I couldn't, yet again, get in to the router I tried sending a referrer and it worked! Saves having to Open in Firefox.
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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby Isengrim » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 10:37

What is the router brand and model?
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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby therube » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 15:51

@Giraffe,

Just what referer is being sent, are you sending?

And you mean to say that if you manually type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar, your router page won't open?

Were you also getting the wrong password message?

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby RJARRRPCGP » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 16:00

Login of my Technicolor DWA1230 is strange, I can confirm it's the browser, unless it's the combo of the browser and uBlock Origin, despite I set uBlock origin to disable.
It will stay stuck where the login button says "Verifying" (or similar) and if I hit refresh, I'm logged in, LOL. This problem don't occur with Firefox ESR 60.2.1 nor 60.2.2.

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby Isengrim » Tue, 16 Oct 2018, 17:00

Have you tried using Safe Mode or a new, temporary profile? (Sometimes disabling add-ons is not enough.) Do you see any messages in the error console?
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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby Giraffe » Thu, 18 Oct 2018, 12:04

therube wrote:@Giraffe,

Just what referer is being sent, are you sending?

And you mean to say that if you manually type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar, your router page won't open?

Were you also getting the wrong password message?

403 Forbidden
Illegal Referer.
micro_httpd

Is what I get - I use a bookmark for it, as the 192.168.1.1 goes to the router's address.
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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby yami_ » Thu, 18 Oct 2018, 15:06

My guess: this devices HTTP server does not allow accessing the login page if the referer HTTP header is not set to some other page hosted by that server. In this case it would probably count as a security feature.
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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby satrow » Thu, 18 Oct 2018, 16:29

Check through the documentation for your router, some offer a non-IP address option to access the router by a 'friendly'-type name.

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby therube » Thu, 18 Oct 2018, 17:50

403 Forbidden
Illegal Referer.
micro_httpd

There's discussion about that with TP-Link routers.
Wasn't clear about a resolution.
Perhaps firmware update?

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby Giraffe » Fri, 19 Oct 2018, 07:12

Not too worried - as it goes straight in if a referrer is sent, I'm happy.
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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby RJARRRPCGP » Mon, 22 Oct 2018, 00:47

Giraffe wrote:Not too worried - as it goes straight in if a referrer is sent, I'm happy.


Any referrer? Or is it like some of the hosters you probably will encounter?

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Re: Can't login to my router

Unread postby Giraffe » Mon, 22 Oct 2018, 07:28

I have no idea of the Referrer - I just have it turned on and it works!
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